[Snort-users] log files?

Jeff Taylor jeff at ...6176...
Mon Jul 8 09:04:06 EDT 2002


Note that snort creates several log files in the /var/log/snort
directory.  IIRC, the directory has to be created by hand.

HTH,
  Jeffrey

Quoting red z <red300zcar at ...131...>:
> 
> Ok,  thanks for the help guys. I tried to run snort in NIDS mode by doing this:
> 
> snort -dev -l log -h 172.16.0.1/10 -c snort.conf     
> 
> But I got the following error:
> 
> "error. can not get write access to logging directory "log." Directory does not exist or permissions are set incorrectly or it is not a directory at all."
> 
> Well, /usr/local/bin/snort    is where snort installed on my bsd box.  The FAQs said it is supposed to be in /var/log by default. I assume this is because I'm on bsd?
> 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.




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